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FORT POINT LLC Houston, TX

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Job Description

BUYER - PROCUREMENT.  

(oil & Gas industry)

Seeking a Buyer (Procurement) for an opportunity in Houston, TX.

Function: Support all field, operations and engineering internal customers with professional competitive bidding, proposal analysis, negotiation and contract development for goods and services.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
● Ensuring that all requests have clearly defined mechanical and performance specifications and/or scope of work to
effectively communicate Air Liquide requirements to potential suppliers
● Maximizing the purchasing power of Air Liquide USA, to reduce our total cost of ownership and increase
efficiencies and measure these savings
● Ensuring timely and accurate placement of purchase orders/contracts in accordance with the requirements of
internal customers and the approved supplier list maximizing the savings achieved in each transaction
● Enters purchase orders into the ERP system
● Protecting Air Liquide through sound commercial and legal terms incorporated in the purchase order or contract
● Effectively issuing requests for proposal, analyzing technical and commercial responses from suppliers on required
products and services, negotiating the requirements and sourcing the requirement through accepted suppliers.
● Identifying and implementing pricing agreements with preferred suppliers for continuous improvement and cost
savings
● Managing all blanket orders to ensure expiration dates do not lapse before renewal.
● Establishing additional blanket orders and or contracts where beneficial
● Displays proficient knowledge and use of Oracle R12 procurement and reporting modules
● Proficient in the use of Google+ products, including Slides, Calendar, Drive, Sheets, and Docs
● Proficient use of Google+ for e-mail

ACCOUNTABILITIES
Safety and Compliance
● 100% attendance at all Air Liquide quarterly safety meetings and others as required
● Compliance to all Air Liquide safety practices and procedures
● Zero accidents
Growth and Continuous Improvement
● Handling correspondence/copying/faxing and general office duties for the department
● Purchase order placement and negotiations to optimize savings
Customer Satisfaction
● Meeting or exceeding customer expectations on responding to questions
● Accurate distribution of documentation to appropriate parties
● Accurate and timely entry of purchase orders/contracts into purchasing system
● Management of incoming phone calls

CORE COMPETENCIES ARE:
● Customer Service Orientation (CSO) Follows up
● Teamwork and Cooperation (TW) Cooperates
● Achievement Motivation (ACH) Works to meet others’ standards
● Integrity (INTEG) Is Honest
● Organizational Commitment (OC) Models loyalty
● Flexibility (FLX) Applies rules flexibly
● Initiative (INT) Acts 1-2 months ahead

KEY COMPETENCIES (abbr.)
● Customer Service Orientation (CSO) Follows up
● Teamwork and Cooperation (TW) Cooperates
● Achievement Motivation (ACH) Works to meet others’ standards
● Integrity (INTEG) Is Honest
● Organizational Commitment (OC) Models loyalty
● Flexibility (FLX) Applies rules flexibly
● Initiative (INT) Acts 1-2 months ahead

EDUCATION:
Required: Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or other business related fields. Purchasing services experience
will be considered.
Preferred:

EXPERIENCE:
Required: Minimum of 2-5 years of progressive experience in Supply Chain Management organizations.
Preferred:

WORK CONDITIONS:
Office Environment.

Company Description
Our team at Fort Point works with talented people in helping guide their careers and place them in teams and workplaces that will produce success for all. We know that winning and success brings out the best in people and it’s our profound commitment to talent centered career management that makes Fort Point stand out.

FORT POINT LLC

Why Work Here?
Great opportunity to work with an industry leader. Great pay, work/life balance and the opportunity to work on innovative projects.

Our team at Fort Point works with talented people in helping guide their careers and place them in teams and workplaces that will produce success for all. We know that winning and success brings out the best in people and it’s our profound commitment to talent centered career management that makes Fort Point stand out.

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